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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Galveston, Texas First Hutchings Sealy National Bank Texas oldest newspaper in 1842, dedicated to the growth and Progress of and Allf gof Veston county rest met 39th and Inch closed mondays vol. 127. No. 11 associated press a wire photo service Galveston Texas sunday morning april Al my the county s Only 7-Day paper single copy 20c hello visitors activities and Points of interest in Galveston for tourists and residents. Rosenberg Library 823 23rd. One of Texas most Complete libraries with More than 150.000 vol s sea Arama 91st and seawall Boulevard. 10 . To dusk daily. Mod Erato charge. Sightseeing plane a Dally flights around the Island. Rhodes aircraft. And state space Aero. J Scholes Field i Galveston Airport boat Texas a Star three trips daily. Leaves pier 18 at 10 . 2 . And 4 . Trea sure Isle tour train a s two daily 15 mile com ment ated hours leaves x i from Menard Park. 27th s j and seawall at 11 . And . Historic Sites Bishop s Palace 1402 . In stately mansion dating from i890 s. Open 1 . To 5 . Daily except tuesday Williams Tucker j House 3c01 ave. P. Tex s As most historic Home a open 1 . To 5 . Ujj sunday. Powhatan House and Galveston Garden Cen tar. 3427 ave. 0. Gal Veston s first family hotel j built in 1847, open 1 to 5 . Daily beginning May a 1. Moderate charge at each. Galveston Bolivar i Crry free service operated by state Highway depart v ment. Menard Park on sea Wall Between 27th and j 28lh. Game equipment x s Library lounges writing rooms Tennis courts play ground equipment. F melodrama performing 3 3 arts production of Char Ity s chastity challenged at Gamboa Cay on sundays. S cabaret style. Doors open 5 ., curtain at . A reservations at Gamboa a s Cay. Stewart Beach Munici i i Pally owned recreation k Center it seawall and sixth. Full recreation fax duties. Miniature Golf j a course amusement Park municipal Golf course j list and . 5 charter boats deep sea and Bay fishing Charters available daily at i for i 6 7. Pier 18 and pier 19. Information the calves ton convention and tourist Bureau information Center. 3 21st Street and Cawal Bon Levard . To 5 . X monday through Friday. X movies for Complete listings see Page 2a. 122 reported killed in crash of african Jet Windhoek. South West Afri Ca api a South african air ways jetliner carrying 117 Pas sengers and a Crew of 12 crashed and burned in rugged terrain after Takeoff saturday night. A Hospital spokesman said Only six survived. The South african press association put the number of survivors at seven five of the survivors were re ported injured some seriously. Reports from the scene said the Boeing 707 broke into four sections two of them flaming. Wreckage was spread Over a five mile area. A South african press association correspondent who flew Over the area said he saw Bod ies strewn on the ground. As 1 left the scene. I saw one passenger and an american named Thomas the correspondent said. Me was merely shocked. Besides Taylor the survivors Voit most wanted Fri presses Ray search nets 62 firm i we Absentee voting s first week ended Friday there were ti2 Absentee vines cast up until the time the county clerk s Soltice at the Conn House and the county office building in Texas City closed at i . Absentee voting ends april 30 Washington ai1 what May be the must intensive manhunt gained fresh pres sure saturday when the Obi placed on its most wanted list a fugitive convict accused of murder in the assassination of or. Martin her King or. James Earl Hay. A 40-year-old habitual criminal is being hunted by police from Border to Bor Der and beyond Lor the april -1 sniper slaying in Memphis. Tenn. Of the negro civil rights Leader irom Atlanta. The Fri always Lias limited its list of most wanted criminals to 10 names but saturday in lengthened this Roll of Dishonour to 11 by adding Hay. A while loner known also by the name of Trie starve Gall and by six other aliases. In addition to a stale first de Gree murder warrant issued in Memphis. Ray is wanted on fed eral charges it conspiracy to deny or. King ins civil rights and of flight to escape confine incl. The latter traces to his april escape from Missouri prison Ai Jefferson cily where he was starting his eighth year on a 20-year sentence Tor armed robbery in announcing inc unprecedented step of adding an Lith n.11111 to tiie "10 wanted list. Fri director j. Hoo ver announced u was done to insure the widest possible dissemination of Ray s photograph and description to help effect his earliest possible location As usual. Inc Fri is appealing to the Public for help in spoiling ils Man implied warning against any of Loil by a Plain citizen to App re Bend he criminal unaided. The official language puts in this Way Hay should be considered Annex and danger Ous. Anyone with information concerning this fugitive is re Quested to immediately Contact ilk.1 nearest Oftle of. The Fri. Trio Telephone number of which a Iii be Loi ind on the first Page of local Telephone hypo Ledly a native of Illinois. Hay is described As about to Leet. I inches Lall. Weighing from Lii i to 174 pounds in has Blue eyes and Brown hair usually worn Shori. Forehead and Rig Lii Palm Bear Small scars his nose is narrow and straight Teeth even and he has a noticeably pro truding left car. The lobe of which he reportedly lugs Al alien nervous. By Way of Flintzer help m the search which the Fri described saturday As massive and in Hay is reported to speak in a Rural manner and in a fashion indicating limited education. He is described As neat in dress and As an avid dancer with a Laste for Vodka and Beer. In addition to armed robbery. Hay has been convicted of Bur Glary forgery of a postal Money order and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He has been con lined in the los Angeles county jail two state prisons in Illinois and the . Penitentiary . Kan. Or. King was killed by a sin Gle shot from a Large Caliper Rille while he blood on the Balcony of his Motel room the Bullet reportedly came irom a cheap Rooming House about 200 feel away. So identified until been sought since the Day of the killing which sparked racial riots in More than 100 cities were said to include or. J. G. Van Der Walli. Chairman of the South african Wool Board and vice chairman of the International Wool secretarial Board j. Holliday. The Copilot and r. Armstrong a flight officer. The Pilot. Capt. E. Smith was found dead in the cockpit. Witnesses Al Windhoek s j. G. Strip Dom Airport said the South african plane Yec Mcd to hop into the air before finally taking off at 9 . A local travel agent said lie saw one of the plane s port engines Catell fire shortly after it left the ground. The Rasli was among the most costly in lives in aviation history the record single plane disaster was on feb. 14. 1966. When a japanese jetliner plunged into Tokyo Bay killing All 133 aboard. Then came a shattering crash and the Airport crowd saw smoke and flames climb into the sky irom the crash Sile about six Miles away. Hescue workers had difficulty getting through Road less Countryside to the wreckage. Fire engines were bogged Down and police land hovers made it to the scene first. A All for More four wheel drive vehicles was sent out. Two South african air Force helicopters arrived 30 minutes later and started moving bodies and survivors to Windhoek. Or. Drake far left listens with Chin on hand mrs. Eleanor Nash school tax assessor collector reads returns negroes heavy pm vote set rally selects Clayton for today Galveston area Cloudy to Al partly Cloudy and warm through monday. Widely scattered showers or monday. High sunday upper 70 s Island lower 80s Mainland. Low sunday night near 70 Island and Mainland. Winds at 6 to 12 Miles per hour at night and 10 to 20 Miles per hour during the Day through monday. Wind Gusty and water briefly Choppy to rough near showers or thundershowers. La Marque three predominantly Nugro organizations will hold a mass Public rally at 8 . Sunday at the1 progressive Baptist Church. 128 Bell drive. The National association for the advancement of Colorez people representatives of the Southern Christian leadership conference and the Texas City la Marque improvement association arc the joint meeting. The highlight of the rally will be a discussion of the Galveston county memorial Hospital s decision concerning the re instatement of or. George k. Drake to the Hospital s staff. We Wilt try to devise some method of direct action should the Hospital Board of managers not reach a favourable decision at their meeting this week regarding or. said mrs. U. V. Mcclintock. A act state and county youth advisor. The program will include talks by two a act regional officials from Dallas. The first guest speaker will be diehard Dockery a act director followed by James Brown jr., regional a act youth director. The drug abuse f rapid Groin the of use Calls for Law review it s cooking l. Ii. I served to Nav Al Cathedral school beginning in 11 Harbe Cuc to be the St Marks sprint i Stival m Mil. And mrs. is Motl Olalia arc thru i Ali wed Ding tin Jim Mil tons bark i huh Dav in Jackson. Miss ind were much impressed with the Gnu cynus yacht club with us Lake and landscaping mrs. Kwh Jones checked in for Ini i a Al in Richard Coons who reached the pc old at 1 "1 of c managed i Tot mild his Irple Atlidor -. locked them on Bis feet he had to sit u Mil until . Boyd swin who i on the police noved Liminie with inc Kovs to him so Hen in Eva Marik Sci Uirt. All in a it . Come inn colicci1 i i tin Ner the inn n tune in on i i last Lap "1 i lung and will get Back i i i a lipid an i Hie Hilian the in the Public and Calk win him eing today s kid Sam Rosen Stein. Mrs . Wesley Dover. Ill orc. K Mercia. Matthew h. Wil son a toil Lyrl 10 lilt House include Thomp son ind i Ai f. Albert hem i . A Ilum Nii Mil mrs. W. Ii. Chaoman us l Exa i m k. Hall Withers ing the with in Iri in Mach Iii a Bolli in Caleb sludge in the Sui Ida melodrama .11 Mary Anne who a Home lot the rom the i inc Silv a . To Sci Mil hid mrs Nuncio Matahei. La bitten by the i hug and been Able in i 1 bark in Austin la Terry Kim toys Nork this ii hip firm in n Vrr irs of Mill let per Parry in cooperation Ullh stir inv Caslon school Len Jed. The cil task Force on drug t so. Inc Gal pc Tim count Sacii to Fantl the Gnu Runn Dally nut to inform tar Public on inc and cell cult in the Osc of by Linda Westerlage no Wostal to win kit the serious problem of drug abuse has spread across the county with such Speed. The medical and Legal professions arc seeing a need to review the methods available for handling the situation. Or. Robert White psychiatrist at the University of Texas medical Branch and chairman of the citizens task Force on drug use said thai while both professions need to update some of their procedures one of the most pressing needs is for the Public to be aware of the dangers and consequences that go hand in hand with drug abuse marijuana is one of the most w old ii uppers roman loll Olny ends in fail hit Home a on the very eve of this ancient City s birthday someone tried to steal the Wolf thai is the Symbol of Home. Guards said the attempted a Olf Naping apparently was the work of students celebrating their annual freshman festival. They sawed through inc bars of the where a live Wolf is kept symbolically on Caplin Lonc Hill below the camped Ifilio City Hall. But either the Wolf proved uncooperative or guards fright ened inc students away before could pry i lie bars apart. They fled leaving the saw and a peaked Mudell . Common drugs used illegally and carries with in one of the strongest penalties. Under the present Laws Possession of the substance is a felony and a person using the drug should know what a felony consists of and be prepared to face the consequences. A criminal record and serving a prison sentence is Only part of the punishment by present Law. There Are Many rights thai Are lost for a lifetime unless the person involved receives a full Pardon. Or. White added we the i linens committee and the school Board agreed we and full responsibility to inform the Public and Young people in particular about drugs and the penalties. Likely it will not be taken seriously by some who Are using or experimenting with marijuana. They often hold the View they will not he caught but we feel if she people Are going to play russian Roulette they should know the game and the Caliper of the gun. If Youni people want in Experiment with the use of marijuana and some will we urge and they will inform themselves of the rules of the game and with state and Federal Laws. Taking a Chance of being convict cd of Possession of marijuana is to toy Wilh Legal suicide a prelim Mai y Mcpoil on the of Contu lion of a felony other than a prison term Lias be n prepaid by the Lask Force committee and More Legal work is planned. The preliminary Survey has rave a a a person convicted of a in Lou laces no tin Light to Vole. Los it the right in hold main Public Atli i i. Either appoint no or cd Clivi inns of Clingi Bilili int St unix clearance Ilij filled in Many inns involving government of Job opportunities with Many major companies in. To Clif Hilm i enter Many areas of Post graduate training such As Law Medicine nursing Etc. Loss of eligibility to bold a commission in the armed forces. Federal Sta Lules and rulings involve the following loss of eligibility for veterans administration pension loss of eligibility to be an officer in a Small business investment company loss of eligibility to work As an investment advisor loss of eligibility for civil service pension or annuity loss of eligibility to hold office in any labor Union. State statutes and rulings impose the following disqualifications mostly for work in a Trade or profession requiring a stale License attorney. Slate banking d e p a r t m e n t h a r b ering. Hair d r e using. Cosmetologist dentistry District clerk funeral director or Cuba her. Life insurance Counselor nursing optometry. Pharmacist. Physician or surgeon plumbing o r membership in a Rural credit Union. A person Over 17 May he filed on for a felony a person under 17 May be Lilc on in juvenile court or Law Wolfi acts May wait until the person reaches 17 and file on the suspected offender As an adult. On the inside beachcomber Coin Corner deaths Eari. Wilson editorials Horoscope it occurs to me Lillian Herz records sports to key notes to listings want ads what her map women s news 16b ,4c .8a ,5c .28 .3c ,2c .2c .i5b Ida Isa .11b .i2b.hb .5a la record voter turn out elected George l. Clayton to the la Marque Independent school saturday. In the run off election saturday Clayton polled 2.704 votes while incumbent or. George k. Drake received according to Complete but unofficial returns. A total 4.447 ballots were counted. The previous High for the school Board election had been a 4.200 Vole two years ago. Saturday 29 ballots were spoiled and could not be counted. Paper ballots were used because voting machines were not available. Or. Drake had the following statement after the Voles were in i want to thank All the people Olio voted for me. I am still interested in the school children of la Marque and in making la Marque a Good Community. I offer my services in any Way the people desire. Clayton could not be reached by the press. In the april i Clellion Clayton led the four Way race for position six with 1.405 votes. Or. Drake followed with 1.0.11 the Rev. D. N. Denford with 597, and Landon Kelsey with 504, were eliminated from the run off. A total of Voles were counted. The Clayton Drake contest had gained momentum As racial desegregation of schools has become a key Issue in the District. Phone strike meet set Washington with n nationwide strike by 200.000 Telephone workers in its third Day. The executive Hoard of the Al Cio communications work ers of America was summoned sat urday to Washington for a Sun Day session on possible new ave Nues of the possibility of n break through is greatly enhanced by n Bell system statement yester Day opening up now avenues to Union president Joseph a. Beirne said saturday in announcing the meeting. Beirne did t say so. But he apparently referred to a company offer to discuss a new three year contract. Rather than wages Only in the remaining 18 months of the current pact no company Union talks were in Progress and none was scheduled the strike started thursday after the Union Anil compary ailed to agree on the wage is sue up for negotiation under a reopened clause. Automatic equipment and supervisory personnel kept serv ice Intili Normal. The strike hit Lou Udo Western elect no. Whose employees make Ami install Telephone equipment and kill system companies m i states. Contracts in i other slates expire soon. My workers in Many of i Hose states refused to Ctorn Pirkel lines Western Klc cleric offered raises no 7 per cent Ovici the remaining i months of the no tract. The Union demanded 10 per cent the makes 21 an hour Tel Kihei Tele phone workers i verage minor incidents of Cable Cut Ting imported lint the Union Dimiam a tilt in and the com Pany repairs were Quick k Madi the reported in mciimm1 in int it limn i. dealing the Federal department of health education and welfare has directed the District to take More positive Steps to end the dual Structure by september. 1969. The methods for ending the do Facto segregation have kept Busy a series of school Board school staff and parents meetings during the last few weeks. Or. Drake a physician was the first negro elected to the Board. Leaders in the negro Community campaigned to maintain a member of their race of the Board. Clayton a caucasian is a Public relations Man for Union Carbide. G. L. Clayton new Board member la Marque gets Extension on plan for integration by books Kelleh Cost the District one million dollars. News staff writer or. W. U. Kolb school Board la make Pic this City school president ruled that this was a District has until May 3. Instead of school Board meeting not a Public april 25. To come up with a plan for hearing and that no speeches from school integration that will satisfy the floor would be allowed officials of the department of or. Kolb praised school Board health. Education and welfare. Personnel for spending Long or. Eugene Tenney. School some worked until 3 . Last superintendent announced the new night in an Effort to come up deadline at special called meeting with a plan that people in. La of the school Board saturday Marque will find satisfactory. Speakers also explained that for a Freedom of Choice situation to succeed in the eyes of hew. There must be a constant and rapidly increasing crossover of each race into the other s schools each year. In la Marque s Case certain schools would become so morning. Because of a Large crowd on hand the meeting wound up in the auditorium of Lamar elementary school instead of the school administration building. Members of the school admins ration and the school Board will Confer on the new plan in Dallas with Jerold Ward regional director of hew on tuesday april or. Tenney said. Overcrowded As to require closure if Freedom of Choice was carried out under hew guidelines they said. Or. Kolb announced that the next nearly All the meeting was taken school Board meeting will be next up with discussions of the Legal wednesday at 5 . Aspects of school integration in 1968 by Richard Strahan of Baytown an attorney with Broad experience in school integration litigation and by 1. A. Lerner. School Board attorney. They told the crowd of about 150 parents and citizens that the Tenor of All court decisions in this Field was that local school boards have an affirmative duty to bring about integration in Public schools. This was first established in the landmark decision in 1954 by the u. S. Supreme court in the Case of lir own is Hoard of kudu cation. And has been repeatedly affirmed and expanded by circuit courts in the 4th. 5th. And 8th circuits they said. The civil rights act of 1904 pave hew officials administrative to Speed up school integration and courts have consistently upheld hew regulations. said two seeming shelters for the Maine Nanvy of dual school systems Are not shelters at All if they tend to p e r p e t u .1 t e sign Gatlon. Strahan said these Are the Freedom of c to ice plan and the neighbourhood school concept. The courts have ruled that both plans Winum tall in the use if either contributes to a segregated school tvs Tom said. The foreseeable consequences of decision the so Tull to Liuha hew in the courts Are Hilf held. Firm a Laid these ire of 11kw Hinds in la s Case. a year of fees to attorneys Tor Lii ii services a gain in time such lawsuits no Umi Alk length until and Vlad Mich i would he futile. The need of ill recent decisions the court my idol i he i i Ting such a could interest hike hits builders Washington a the housing Industry and the Poten tial Home buyer apparently stand to suffer the most in the newest anti inflationary credit crackdown by the Federal re serve Board. An Industry source said Satur Day the newest Brake on credit conceivably could Lead in time to another recession in housing and push already High interest rates on Home mortgages even higher it s very very discourage he said but added the Board appeared to have Little Cloice in View of the refusal of Congress to approve higher taxes. Thursday s action by the fed eral it serve raising its discount rate from 5 to 5.5 per cent is More than a tightening of the credit it s also a signal to slut the Board wants action to increase taxes and Cut ii there had been fiscal restraint. One government source higher arid spend ing ruts this would t luu1 h.ippem-u1 the House a mou1 tiniltmxrori1-. Tho he re while serve chairman Mcclus Nev Martin or is huh m us in crisis since ill tid the need for the re William said Tho Man

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